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Mars to ditch all artificial colours from its entire global food portfolio

Food giant Mars has pledged to phase out all artificial colours from its global food and drink portfolio in the next five years.

'Artificial colours pose no known risks to human health or safety, but consumers today are calling on food manufacturers to use more natural ingredients in their products,' said a statement by Mars. © iStock / urbanbuzz
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Cookie dough & key lime pie: Project 7 breaks chewing gum conventions with Build A Flavor line

California-based gum company Project 7 has launched new gum line in which products contain at least two flavors, CEO Tyler Merrick tells this site.

Open letter feud: ICCO and cocoa producer group at odds on farmer inclusivity

The International CoCoa Farmers Organization has called for greater farmer involvement in cocoa sustainability efforts and plans to host a conference alongside the International Cocoa Organization’s top event after its board membership request was rejected.

'Eye-catching': Morinaga revamps Hi-Chew packs to advance US business

Morinaga America (MA) has redesigned packs for its entire Hi-Chew candy line as it looks to grow US company sales 400% in the next five years.

GUEST ARTICLE: Click for Cupid…Maximizing Valentine’s Day sales online

According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), a quarter of Valentine’s shoppers went online to shop and/or buy gifts in 2015, up from 16.3% the prior year. 

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Bonds Confectionery launch Rhubarb and Custard Sweet Shop range

Bonds Confectionery will expand its Sweet Shop Favourites packs with the addition of Rhubarb and Custard to the range.

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